Saturday 10th September, 2016
Hohoe, Sept. 10, GNA – The Hohoe Police has
arrested a 22-year old young man at the Kwamekrom Lorry station for allegedly
concealing a locally manufactured gun with two rounds of live ammunition in a
Metro Mass Transit bus.
Yohannes Afeamekor was arrested when he was
getting ready to board the bus heading to Accra.
An informant, who suspected Afeamekor to be
carrying an illegal weapon, hinted the Police, who immediately arrested
Afeamekor before the bus took off.
Mr. Gowdin Enim-Ansah, the Hohoe Divisional
Crime Officer, who briefed the Ghana News Agency, said the suspect was seen
sitting directly behind the driver when he was arrested with the gun in his
He said Afeamekor told the Police that he
bought the gun from a Fulani man in Kwamekrom for GH₵ 50.00 and he wanted to
use it for fishing.